Clarksdale, MS, man charged in deadly double shooting


Cornelius Green

CLARKSDALE, Miss. ( – Clarksdale, Mississippi, Police have charged a man in connection with a double shooting that killed one man and injured another.

33-year-old Cornelius Green is charged with murder and aggravated assault.

Police say about 12:40 a.m. Wednesday, officers were called to the 300 block of Issaquena Avenue for a shooting. Officers found 25-year-old Deshawn Robinson dead from gunshots, and 24-year-old Dewayne Robinson injured. Dewayne Robinson was taken to a local hospital then transferred to Regional One in Memphis.

Investigators say Green was arrested at his home about an hour after the shooting. He is currently in the Coahoma County Jail and is set to appear in court Thursday.

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